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Banfield Wellness Plans



8000 NE Tillamook
Portland, OR 97213-0998
phone: 800-838-6738
website: http://www.banfield.com


Banfield is not an insurance company, but a membership plan that offers wellness benefits. Members must go to Banfield pet hospitals, which are located within PetSmart stores throughout the United States.

There are several different plans available for dogs and cats, including one that includes a spay or neuter service. There is a one-time signup fee and monthly payments that start at $12.95.
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10/10   Great Preventative and health care!, 7/15/2015

Reviewed By: Angel, Recommend: Y

The Banfield wellness plan is not an insurance plan! Banfield presents there plan as a wellness and prevention plan and that's what it is. My dog gets all of her shots, doctors visits, a teeth cleaning, and early testing. If you want insurance get insurance, if you want a plan to keep your dog healthy this is the plan.I save so much money on prevention and wellness! If she breaks her leg or has a problem I would go to a local vet, but for keeping her basic health and preventative medicine I go Banfield all the way! Also, they spay/neuter your dog with the wellness plan within a certain plan.
Injury/Illness: Preventative plan   Breed: Jack Russell Terrier
Claim Amount: $500 - $1000   Age of Pet: 1 - 8
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10/10   the vet that I have she is very good with my Dog, 6/23/2015

Reviewed By: Kathy C, Recommend: Y

Thanks to her I rescue my dog she was in her bones when I took her in and Immediately I obtain the Insurance since then the Vet have been help me a lot with her meds and right now we found out a lump on her right shoulder is little and she immediately told me is benign but it has to be remove when you have the money that it is 300.00 dollars that right now I dont have right now I am paying for her insurance and my family Insurance and the copayment for my and my family meds but by the end of the month we will have the money for the surgery. she already have teeth check and they are perfect and her weight and coat are awesome she is my therapy dog and the banfield clinic that I go to is located at pembroke pines and I lived in Pompano Beach why so far because my dog know her vet the people there and they treat her with respect and will recommend this location with my eyes closed the personal are very awesome and humble and they treat the pets like they are there own and us with respect. and next week my husband will get me a kitty cat and we will have her in the insurance to. So I recommend this Company 100%.
Injury/Illness: a lump but is benign   Breed: Pit Bull
Claim Amount: $100 - $500   Age of Pet: under a year
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8/10   This is a Wellness Plan, not Insurance., 6/10/2015

Reviewed By: Stephanie, Recommend: Y

The bad reviews for the Banfield Wellness plan are a little skewed. You have to keep in mind if you purchase this plan, that it covers basic routine medical care (vaccinations, free office visits, some comprehensive testing, etc.). You do get "discounts" on outside treatments but Banfield is a for-profit pet hospital, so their prices are higher than your average vets office- and they try to "up-sell" you on treatments. Keeping all that in mind, I really like my wellness plans. I have two dogs- one is older and is on the Active Prevention plan that includes a dental cleaning, and one is on the Essential Wellness plan. We don't save a TON of money a year on these plans, but having the monthly payment option is great- that way I'm not having to shell out 200/300+ dollars for vaccinations. These plans also include more than just the required vaccinations which I believe is helpful in keeping my pets healthy. I do have a secondary veterinarian now, that I use if my pets need surgery or something more extensive- because their costs are lower. BUT my vet at Banfield saved me 2000$ by getting my dog into a surgical trial for a torn ACL. Overall a great plan, if you keep the limitations in mind.
Injury/Illness: routine care   Breed: Labrador Retriever
Claim Amount: $100 - $500   Age of Pet: over 8 years
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1/10   Rip off, 5/19/2015

Reviewed By: Shelley Griffith , Recommend: N

I was charged for services my dog did not receive and when she died, I called and said I would be charged until contrCt was up. But I also would need to call back then to recancel plan. Total rip off.
Injury/Illness: not sure   Breed: Mixed Breed dog
Claim Amount: $100 - $500   Age of Pet: over 8 years
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3/10   Beware this is a scam, 5/10/2015

Reviewed By: Beverly Butler, Recommend: N

I have 2 cats with this wellness program, prices for services are bloated, my veterinarian for other pets I have do not charge the high prices that Banfield collects. I will be terminating my policies with this company. Based on other reviews I am hoping they will cease to charge the credit card on file.
Injury/Illness: routine care   Breed: American Shorthair
Claim Amount: under $100   Age of Pet: under a year
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10/10   Great Preventative and health care!,
The Banfield wellness plan is not an insurance plan! Banfield presents there plan as a wellness and prevention plan and that's what it is. My dog gets all of her shots, doctors visits, a teeth cleaning, and early testing. If you want insurance get insurance, if you want a plan to keep your dog healthy this is the plan.I save so much money on prevention and wellness! If she breaks her leg or has a problem I… read more

Reviewed By: Angel, parent of a Jack Russell Terrier
 
10/10   the vet that I have she is very good with my Dog,
Thanks to her I rescue my dog she was in her bones when I took her in and Immediately I obtain the Insurance since then the Vet have been help me a lot with her meds and right now we found out a lump on her right shoulder is little and she immediately told me is benign but it has to be remove when you have the money that it is 300.00 dollars that right now I dont have right now I am paying for her insurance… read more

Reviewed By: Kathy C, parent of a Pit Bull
 
8/10   This is a Wellness Plan, not Insurance.,
The bad reviews for the Banfield Wellness plan are a little skewed. You have to keep in mind if you purchase this plan, that it covers basic routine medical care (vaccinations, free office visits, some comprehensive testing, etc.). You do get "discounts" on outside treatments but Banfield is a for-profit pet hospital, so their prices are higher than your average vets office- and they try to "up-sell" you… read more

Reviewed By: Stephanie, parent of a Labrador Retriever
 
1/10   Rip off,
I was charged for services my dog did not receive and when she died, I called and said I would be charged until contrCt was up. But I also would need to call back then to recancel plan. Total rip off. read more

Reviewed By: Shelley Griffith , parent of a Mixed Breed
 
3/10   Beware this is a scam,
I have 2 cats with this wellness program, prices for services are bloated, my veterinarian for other pets I have do not charge the high prices that Banfield collects. I will be terminating my policies with this company. Based on other reviews I am hoping they will cease to charge the credit card on file. read more

Reviewed By: Beverly Butler, parent of a American Shorthair
 


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